The post-transurethral resection of prostate syndrome: therapeutic proposals.

@article{Agarwal1994ThePR,
  title={The post-transurethral resection of prostate syndrome: therapeutic proposals.},
  author={R Agarwal and Michael Emmett},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={1994},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          108-11
        }
}
Absorption of large volumes of irrigation fluid during transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) can produce hyponatremia, coma, blindness, and cardiorespiratory depression. This has been termed the "post-TURP syndrome." The pathophysiology and management of this syndrome are controversial. A case of severe post-TURP syndrome due to the absorption of hypotonic glycine irrigant is reported. This patient developed severe hyponatremia, slight hypo-osmolality, hyperglycinemia, hyperserinemia… CONTINUE READING
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